DHV:
1048
Tourin ID:

Size:

Quinton

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Mirecourt

Jean

Colin

Date:

17..

Label Text:

I COLIN marked in ink within scrolled design on upper back.

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

USA

New York, NY

No. of Strings:

5+6

Collection:

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

1990.98

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Tony Bingham, London

Measurements:

Body Length:

35.3

String Length:

32.7

Rib Depth:

3.6

Upper Width:

15.8

Middle Width:

11.0

Bottom Width:

20.5

Information

Source:

TGM visit 8/92

Literature:

Herzog 2003, QT-91

Photographs:

On museum’s website (front 7/8); Herzog 2003, QT-91 (F+B); Herzog 2000, p. 16 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

6 sympathetic strings, with smaller tuning pegs in pegbox; for bowed strings, 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Table and back overhang ribs; arched back; tailgut. Now fretted. Varnish much redone. Restored by Michael Heale; Herzog says “original tailpiece, fingerboard and pegs.” (Colin active 1744-88.)